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A Double Congratulations To Jennifer Carpenter!

2/11/2015 11:48am EST
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Congratulations are in order for actress Jennifer Carpenter -- the former "Dexter" star is engaged and expecting her first baby with the Avett Brothers star Seth Avett.

Rumors started flying earlier this month about Carpenter after she was spotted in Los Angeles with an expanded tummy and wearing what appeared to be ring on her left finger.

Carpenter began dating Avett in 2013. E! News has confirmed that the couple is engaged and Carpenter is pregnant.

Carpenter was previously married to "Dexter" co-star, and on-screen brother, Michael C. Hall. They divorced in 2011 after three years of ...

DVD Review: 'The Devil's Hand'

12/11/2014 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'The Devil's Hand'
Ready to make a little deal with the devil? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD horror haunting "The Devil’s Hand" out Dec. 16 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the deadly deal below!

Title: "The Devil’s Hand"

Grade: 4

Cast: Rufus Sewell, Jennifer Carpenter, Colm Meaney

Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: "The Devil’s Hand" may seem like yet another straight-to-video B-flick,but it’s actually a fascinatingly spooky story about six ...

24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating

3/25/2014 3:03pm EDT
24 Celebrities Who Worked Together Before Dating
By know you've heard Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged and already expecting their first child, after playing girlfriend and boyfriend in That 70s Show. However, they aren't the only celebrities who dated after working together. Check out the celebrities who fell in love on the set - you may be surprised!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt infamously met on the set of Mr. And Mrs. Smith while Pitt was still with Jennifer Aniston. While Jolie admits she fell in love with Pitt on the set, she's adamant that he didn't cheat on Aniston with her.

Despite being 20 years apart in age, ...

Blu-ray Review: 'Dexter: The Complete Series Collection'

11/15/2013 9:20am EST
For those who are newbies (like me!) or those who simply wish to enjoy the kills and thrills all over again we’re checking out the massive, cool and highly collectable whopping 25-Disc Blu-ray Showtime series set "Dexter: The Complete Series Collection," out now on both DVD and Blu-ray from Paramount and CBS Home Entertainment.  Seeing as this set is uber-long so is our coverage for your convenience.  So we’re examining the blood spatters here in sections that include capsulated reviews of all eight seasons, a looks at the extras and even dissection the packaging to see if this puppy is wor...

'Dexter' Season 8 Preview: How Is The Final Season?

6/30/2013 9:00am EDT
Showtime's serial killer drama begins its much-hyped final season tonight. Did Dexter save the best for last? Yes and no. SPOILER ALERT!

Season 8 satisfies when it comes to the biggest part. It's no secret that the major reason to watch Dexter is for the characters of Dexter Morgan and his sister Debra, and their tumultuous relationship. The award-winning work by Michael C. Hall and the should-have-won-an-award-by-now performances from Jennifer Carpenter are what have driven the show for so long. Both of them are in fine form this time around. Six months after the Season 7 finale, Dexter i...

'Dexter' Returns: Season 7 Preview and Season 6 Blu-Ray Review

9/30/2012 9:00am EDT
Showtime's hit series Dexter is back - and Season 7 promises to be the most talked-about yet. Here's a look at what's ahead as well as an examination of the recently-released Season 6 Blu-Ray edition. SPOILER ALERT!

The new season picks up after the previous one's explosive cliffhanger, and we find out through flashbacks exactly what happened after Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) discovered Dex (Michael C. Hall) killing Travis Marshall. Fans have been waiting for her to catch on from the very beginning of the series, and the scene more than lives up to those high expectations, with fant...

Jennifer Carpenter: 'I'm Training For The New York Marathon'

8/1/2012 3:44pm EDT
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Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter is set to put her fitness skills to the test after signing up to run the New York marathon.

The actress has begun training for the grueling race as part of an attempt to be more active in her personal life, since her role as a homicide lieutenant in the dark TV drama can be draining.

She tells Us Weekly magazine, "I'm training for the New York marathon. On the weekends you can just hole up and do nothing, and then your whole life is about work, so I'm trying to get out of my house. I run, I started taking some new classes, I joined LACMA (Los Angeles Count...

Blu-ray Review: 'Gone'

6/4/2012 2:18pm EDT
Must. Get. Sister. Back. Blonde haired, dough-eyed gal Amanda Seyfried heads out in search of her missing sister in the new to Blu-ray thriller "Gone," out now from Summit Home Entertainment. Review clues below!

Title: "Gone"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, Wes Bentley

Director: Heitor Dhalia

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment


The Flick: As a thriller, "Gone" could have headed the way of the Shyamalan with a twist ending or even been De Palma-esk with mental problems, bu...

Q&A: Meet 'Gone' Star Sam Upton

2/25/2012 10:00am EST
Sam Upton
If you catch the new Amanda Seyfried thriller Gone this weekend, you'll catch another interesting actor: Sam Upton. Who is he? An incredibly versatile player.

In Gone, Upton plays McKay, one of the police officers that Jill (Seyfried) turns to in order to catch the serial killer who once came after her and has now targeted her sister. The flick has a cast of names that TV buffs will adore, from Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter to Justified boss Nick Searcy, but don't overlook the affable Upton, who recently chatted with me about the film and the many other interests he has.

Let's start at t...

Michael C. Hall And Jennifer Carpenter Reunite?

2/9/2012 2:44pm EST
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Dexter actor Michael C. Hall has sparked rumors of a reconciliation with his ex-wife Jennifer Carpenter after the co-stars were spotted walking arm-in-arm in California on Wednesday.

The couple's divorce was finalized in December, a year after Carpenter moved to end her two-year marriage, but now it appears the former lovers have reignited the spark in their relationship - they were snapped enjoying a romantic stroll along Venice Beach and cuddling on a bench.

The reunion won't come as too much of a surprise for fans - last year, Carpenter insisted there was no love lost between the coupl...

2012 SAG Awards Fashion: A Skinny Angelina, Lots Of Black Gowns & More

1/30/2012 9:10am EST
2012 SAG Fashion
Many stars attended last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, and black was one of the most popular colors on the red carpet.

Angelina Jolie showed off her particularly thin figure in a draped black gown. Other stars in black included Stacy Keibler, Jayma Mays, Amber Heard, Ashlee Simpson, Emma Stone, Glenn Close, Heather Morris, Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy.

But there were some spots of color in the bunch, including Sofia Vergara's bright pink gown and Emily Blunt's seafoam green dress.

Check out all the looks on the following pages:

Michelle Williams

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie...

Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter's Divorce Finalized

12/6/2011 10:53pm EST
Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter
Dexter actor Michael C. Hall is a single man again after his divorce from co-star Jennifer Carpenter was finalized in Los Angeles last week.

The couple wed in 2008 but actress Carpenter filed for divorce from Hall last summer, citing irreconcilable differences.

And now the pair's marriage is officially over - Superior Court Judge John Sandoz made the duo's split official on Friday.

But although the two are no longer legally married, Carpenter insists she and her ex-husband will forever remain friends, especially since they continue to star in the same show.

During a recent E! News inter...

'Dexter' Recap: 'Nebraska' (6.08)

11/13/2011 9:55pm EST
After being visited by his dead brother last week, Dexter Morgan is a little messed up in this week's Dexter. Who could blame him? Plus, we take a step back to the fantastic fourth season...

If Brother Sam was the angel in Dexter's life, Brian (Christian Camargo) does a great job of being the devil on the other shoulder. "You don't turn the other cheek, you slice it," he reminds Dex, whose world is further rocked when Debra informs him that Arthur Mitchell's wife and daughter have been killed. She thinks it's the Trinity Killer striking again, but Dexter knows better. He suspects th...

'Dexter' Recap: 'Just Let Go' (6.06)

11/6/2011 10:00pm EST
This week's Dexter sees our hero make an important decision about his direction in life...while those around him continue to have no idea where they're headed.

Dex gets the news from Deb that Brother Sam has been shot, which forces him to abandon his stalking of Travis and makes him seriously angry. He quickly zeroes in on Leo Hernandez, a gang member who replaced the man Dex killed. He doesn't get a chance to exact justice, though, as Leo is shot and killed in a standoff with the cops.

All should be well, but Dexter finds himself not so convinced of Leo's guilt after all. The r...

'Dexter' Recap: 'A Horse of a Different Color' (6.04)

10/23/2011 9:08pm EDT
If last week's Dexter was more of a standalone episode, this week's throws us right back into the season-long arc, inducing squirms and gasps in equal measure.

Dexter's decided to go to the baptism Brother Sam invited him to after all, even though the idea of religious faith goes right over his head. It's too bad that they don't have time to have a discussion, because it might've come in handy when Dex is called out to deal with the "wicked rodeo" we saw at the end of last week's episode. New guy Mike (Billy Brown) quickly points out to the Metro team that it has something to do w...

'Dexter' Recap: 'Smokey and the Bandit' (6.03)

10/16/2011 10:00pm EDT
Last week's Dexter gave us a good idea where season six is headed. This week, we see a little more - just enough to get me concerned about that direction - but you'll have to wait for the real surprises.

Dexter's got a bad feeling when a murdered prostitute reminds him of the modus operandi of a serial killer he once tracked. He's convinced that the now-elderly Walter Kenney (Ronny Cox) hasn't come to Miami just to retire. Getting close to Kenney is not a good time for Dex, who has to suffer through the man's horrible golf game and near-constant complaining. It's funny if only for th...

'Dexter' Recap: 'Once Upon A Time' (6.02)

10/9/2011 10:00pm EDT
He might be a serial killer, but this week's Dexter left me wanting to hug Dexter Morgan - after all, he's just realized that he may be his son's worst enemy.

Harrison's getting older now, and Dexter is disturbed to find out that his son has picked up on some of his father's habits, making repeated references to "daddy's box" of blood slides. Having previously stated that he doesn't want to pass his Dark Passenger on to the tot, Dex makes a painful decision at episode's end: that he can no longer show his son his real nature, only the one that everyone else believes to be true.


Previewing 'Dexter' Season 6 With Jennifer Carpenter

10/2/2011 11:30am EDT
Dexter Morgan has sliced his way into a bloody niche on TV. As it begins its sixth season tonight, Showtime's Dexter can boast both critical acclaim and an audience that's enraptured by the life of Miami's most loved serial killer. Dexter's biggest supporter - and also the largest threat to his lethal secret - is his sister, homicide detective Debra Morgan.

The show might be called Dexter, but Deb has been my favorite character on the series. She might have a smart mouth, but beyond that, she has an earnestness to bust the bad guys that I find admirable. She also displays a remarka...

2011 Emmy Awards Fashion: Celebrities Show Their Colors (Photos)

9/19/2011 8:52am EDT
2011 Emmy Awards fashion
Stars gathered at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night wearing an assortment of bright colors as well as the classic black and white and metallic shades.

Lea Michele and Kate Winslet opted for red, while Dianna Agron and Melissa McCarthy wore bright purple gowns.

Katie Holmes was beautiful in blue, and Sofia Vergara picked a peach dress for the red carpet.

Check out all the stars below, and tell us which one is your favorite!

Lea Michele

Gwyneth Paltrow

Katie Holmes

Julie Bowen

Amber Riley

Kate Winslet

Amy Poehler

Anna Torv

Dianna Agron


TV On DVD: 'Dexter: Season Five'

8/18/2011 3:10pm EDT
This week, CBS Home Entertainment released season five of Showtime's hit series Dexter on DVD and Blu-Ray. Here's my look inside the DVD version.

The Show

After a spectacular fourth season (I don't know about you, but I have a really hard time watching John Lithgow in those 3rd Rock from the Sun reruns now), Dexter had a tough act to follow. While I don't dislike season five as much as some fans, I can see where their disappointment comes from - it's a worthwhile go, but the standard was set high and it didn't quite get there.

Julia Stiles (10 Things I Hate About You) is the season...

Michael C. Hall And Jennifer Carpenter Separated Back In August

12/17/2010 5:24pm EST
Jennifer Carpenter
Married Dexter co-stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter separated over the summer - four months before they announced plans to divorce.

The actors, who play brother and sister on the hit drama, confirmed earlier this week they had split after two years together.

Carpenter moved to officially end the marriage on Thursday, when she filed divorce papers in Los Angeles Superior Court, and the documents reveal the pair actually parted ways back in August.

She lists the date of separation as August 9th, 2010, citing "irreconcilable differences," reports The actress is askin...

Julia Stiles 'Had Nothing To Do With The Split Between Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter'

12/17/2010 10:07am EST
Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles has blasted reports she is romantically involved with her "Dexter" co-star Michael C. Hall, insisting she had "absolutely nothing to do" with his marriage split from Jennifer Carpenter.

The actress joined the cast of the hit crime drama earlier this year and bonded well with leading actor Hall.

But she has shot down rumors their friendship has become anything other than platonic following the news of his divorce from Carpenter, who plays his onscreen sister in the drama.

In a statement released to E!'s Marc Malkin, Stiles says, "I have absolutely nothing to do with...

'Nip/Tuck' Star Dylan Walsh Files For Divorce

12/15/2010 8:08am EST
Dylan Walsh
Nip/Tuck star Dylan Walsh is the latest Hollywood celebrity to suffer a marriage break down - he filed for divorce on Friday.

The actor has moved to end his relationship with Joanna Going, his wife of six years, by filing papers in Los Angeles, citing "irreconcilable differences".

He is seeking joint legal and physical custody of the couple's seven-year-old daughter Stella, according to

There has been a number of shock break-up announcements over the last week - Liz Hurley has separated from Arun Nayar, Michael C. Hall and his wife Jennifer Carpenter have filed for divorce, A...

These Might Be Explanations For The 'Dexter' Finale

12/14/2010 9:58am EST
Dexter Season 5 Finale
If you're like me, you may be still kicking Dexter finale around in your head. Or critiquing it to your friends. Or just wondering what just happened. Well, in the spirit of her somewhat vague answers before the final episode, exec producer Sara Colleton has come back with some possible clarifications for "The Big One" in separate interviews with two different sources. I'm not sure how much these will help put those nagging questions to rest for you, but at least you can hear it straight from the people responsible.

Obviously, don't keep reading if you haven't seen the finale, but if ...

'Dexter' Stars Michael C. Hall And Jennifer Carpenter File For Divorce

12/13/2010 11:00pm EST
Michael C. Hall And Jennifer Carpenter
Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, stars of the hit Showtime show Dexter and real-life couple, have decided to end their brief marriage.

An exclusive statement from their publicists to Entertainment Weekly said, "Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall have filed for divorce."

The stars met on the set of the show, on which they play brother and sister, and were married on December 28, 2008. A year later Hall was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, but made a full recovery merely months later and was given the all-clear by his doctors to go back to w...

Sara Colleton Plays Coy About 'Dexter' Finale

12/11/2010 7:39am EST
Everyone's talking about the Dexter finale, and there's no shortage of people trying to ferret out what's going to happen as the serial-killer series counts down to the end of season five (which airs Sunday at 9 PM ET/PT). In a "relatively spoiler-free" interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the sometimes coy executive producer Sara Colleton drew out the tease a little longer with some interesting answers to some burning questions. All we really know for sure is that Sunday's episode allegedly "is going to emotionally tie in everything that was unleashed last year."

"He couldn't sa...

'Dexter' 5.11 'Hop A Freighter' Review

12/5/2010 10:01pm EST
Counting tonight, there are only two episodes of Dexter's fifth season left, so it's no surprise that last week saw Dexter and Lumen fall into bed together and Jordan Chase reach new heights of creepiness. Now, however, it's time to move all the pieces into place for next week's season finale. Next-to-last episodes can either be filler, or fantastic. In this case, it was pretty fantastic.

Post-their romantic interlude, Dexter and Lumen are discussing how they're going to take down Jordan when he realizes that they're being watched. He believes it's Jordan, but finds the equipment has ...

Desmond Harrington Previews His 'Dexter' Future

12/3/2010 2:54pm EST
If you know me at all, or have been reading my Dexter coverage, you'll know that I'm a hardcore Desmond Harrington fan. Have been ever since Ghost Ship eight years ago. So, needless to say, the wild speculation on the fate of his character, Detective Joey Quinn, on Showtime's serial-killer drama has made things around these parts more than a little uncomfortable. The man himself isn't reassuring me any, either.

In a recent interview with E! Online, Desmond lets us know definitively that "Quinn is in trouble. I'm definitely in trouble." Well, it can't get much more clear than that, at ...

Billy Bob Thornton Opens Up With The Press

11/23/2010 2:29pm EST
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Billy Bob Thornton was happy to give a press conference about his new movie Faster. He plays Cop, the man on the tail of Driver (Dwayne Johnson), an ex-con on a warpath for revenge. He recognized a lot of familiar faces in the crowd of reporters.

“Over the years we do get to know a lot of you guys,” Thornton said. “I look out here and I see we know each other. It’s real nice to be able to do good work and work with guys like these and come in and talk to you guys about it. I haven’t always been tightlipped, so as a result I would get in a sticky situation every now and then. But right now,...

'Dexter' Star Michael C. Hall Is Cancer Free

4/24/2010 9:04am EDT
Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall has beaten cancer, according to his "Dexter" co-star and real-life wife Jennifer Carpenter.

Hall announced he was battling Hodgkin's lymphoma in January, but Carpenter tells the Associated Press her "incredibly brave" husband has returned to work and has been given the all-clear.

She says, "(He is) fully recovered."